Cat-eLog Right Arrow Plotosidae Right Arrow The genus Neosilurus

Down arrow Summary of Neosilurus
Pronounced Nee oh see loo russ
Etymology The generic name comes from the Latin neo, meaning new and Silurus, a catfish name frequently used to form generic names.
Size Smallest 90mm, largest 470mm, average 281mm, most commonly 340mm. All SL.
Species There are 10 "species" in the database
Keepers 2 species (20%) are being kept by registered keepers
New spp. / time
1750 1770 1790 1810 1830 1850 1870 1890 1910 1930 1950 1970 1990 2010 
Down arrow Most Kept Species
1. Neosilurus ater (72.22%)
2. Neosilurus hyrtlii (27.78%)
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Down arrow Distribution of selected Neosilurus species

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